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Update on Payment of and Taxation of Costs

July 2017
Michelle Kilroy and Christian Carlyle

A new practice direction issued in April 2017 by the President of the Irish High Court intends to reduce the significant delay encountered by a successful party to litigation in recovering its costs from the other side, in situations where liability as to the payment of said costs is not in issue but taxation is necessary.  The appointment of a second Taxing Master is also a welcome development in dealing with the long delays being experienced in the taxation of legal costs.

In this article, Michelle Kilroy and Christian Carlyle, discuss the new measures which aim to speed up what has been a regretfully slow process in Ireland over the past number of years.

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